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INDUSTRY EVENTS

FORGING
THE SUPPLY CHAIN

MODEX 2016 OFFERS WEALTH OF NEW PRODUCTS AND
INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE. BY JIM HARRIS

Supply chain, distribution
and manufacturing professionals from around the
world will converge on the
Georgia World Congress
Center in Atlanta April 4
through 7 for the MODEX
2016 expo. Wholesale and
Distribution International
recently had the chance to
ask George W. Prest, CEO
of MHI, the show's organiz8 www.wdimagazine.com Spring 2016

er, what attendees can expect from this year's event.
Wholesale and Distribution International: Why is MODEX 2016 a must-attend event for supply chain, distribution
and manufacturing professionals?
Prest: MODEX 2016 is North America's
largest supply chain expo. Supply chain
professionals from more than 110 countries will come (to the expo) to get ideas
and find what's new as they make their
capital expenditure investment decisions.
MODEX's 800 exhibitors are the

leading providers of solutions that
make the supply chain work, and at
MODEX, you can you see them all faceto-face to discuss individual needs. In
addition, MODEX will feature a conference hosting more than 100 sessions on
the latest equipment and technology
innovations, trends and best practices.
WDI: What are some of the highlights
of this year's event?
Prest: MHI has expanded the educational and networking offerings at MODEX 2016 to provide attendees with a
better overall show experience and to
connect them with the information and
tools they need to tackle the challenges
of today's marketplace.
The April 4 MODEX keynote will feature with Peter Diamandis, chairman
and CEO of X PRIZE Foundation, on
"How to Create a Culture of Innovation Within Your Company." On April
5, Jack Allen, senior director of logistics
and manufacturing solutions for supply


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